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Past tense for to make a concerted or violent attack on
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“The sea does not split, nor does the earth swallow up the invaders who assail us every day.”
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Past tense for to criticize strongly
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“Although the open admissions policy was weakened, its critics continued to assail it.”
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Past tense for to cause trouble or anguish to, or to experience trouble or anguish from
“These problems will continue to assail humanity unless a workable solution to them can be found.”
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Past tense for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
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Past tense for to confront through the use of military force
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Past tense for to hit, strike or knock something forcefully
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Past tense for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Past tense for to persistently carry out attacks on (an enemy or an enemy's territory)
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Past tense for to effectively force (someone) to do something
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Past tense for to confront or come up against
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Past tense for to assault, attack
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Past tense for to exceed or cross a given limit
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Past tense for to put excessive burdens upon
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Past tense for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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(of a feeling) Past tense for to affect (someone) suddenly and powerfully
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Past tense for to hem in
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Under attack from hostile forces
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